longirostris

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from longus (long) +‎ rostrum (beak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

longirostris m, f (neuter longirostre); third declension

  1. having a long beak

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative longirostris longirostre longirostrēs longirostria
genitive longirostris longirostris longirostrium longirostrium
dative longirostrī longirostrī longirostribus longirostribus
accusative longirostrem longirostre longirostrēs longirostria
ablative longirostrī longirostrī longirostribus longirostribus
vocative longirostris longirostre longirostrēs longirostria

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.